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VIDEO: Group wants to raise cigarette tax to combat tobacco use in Indiana / New health alliance has a four-part plan

Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, a new coalition announced Thursday....Tobacco costs Indiana $6 billion annually...The Alliance has a four-part plan to combat tobacco use in Indiana:... Repeal the 'Smokers Bill of Rights'
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Nov 17, 2016 23:56
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For California smokers, a pack in 2017 could cost as much as a fast-food burger combo

will make the cheapest, generic pack of cigarettes cost as much as a fast-food burger meal. Proposition 56 will take effect April 1. Off-brand cigarettes are likely to cost nearly $6 a pack and brand-name smokes could be $8. Clovis smoker Brandon Spain,
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Nov 17, 2016 02:41
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[New York] EDITORIAL: ‘You caused the health crisis; you pay for it’

“The effects that oxycodone and hydrocodone produce in the brain are indistinguishable from the effects produced by heroin,”...now would be a good time for state attorneys general to start researching a possible case against the pharmaceutical companies,
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, NY)
added Nov 16, 2016 20:25
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[UK] FAG QUIT CUTS FEAR

A study by Cancer Research UK and the campaign group Action on Smoking and Health found six in ten local authorities in England were forced to reduce their budgets last year.
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:22
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[UK] Sin taxes on alcohol and tobacco have cost the Treasury £31bn, analysis finds

Around £31.6 billion of tax revenue has been lost because of the illicit market in spirits, beer, wine, cigarettes, rolling tobacco and diesel, according to the analysis of HMRC figures by the TaxPayers’ Alliance. The high taxes on alcohol and tobacco s
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2016 16:53
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[Montana] OAKLEY: Big Tobacco bets big on vaping

The FDA is moving in the right direction by putting in place stiff regulatory barriers to prove that ENDS don’t cause public harm.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Nov 14, 2016 15:21
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Extensive Validated Research Required before Adopting Low Nicotine Tobacco

A panel discussion on 'Emerging Issues for Indian Tobacco Growers' called for extensive research on the consequences of adoption of very low nicotine level tobacco on farmers, consumers, and the environment, including the economic cost to the nation bef
Confederation of Indian Industry (in)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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Tobacco industry eyes California proposition to raise cigarette tax

Herzog said the big Election Day concerns for the manufacturers are the potential that a successful California proposition encourages other left-leaning states to follow suit, and the possibility, though slim, of Republicans losing control of the U.S. Ho
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 8, 2016 19:38
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BATE: Smoking out illicit trade: How some policies intended to limit smoking drive illegal trade

This paper reports on a novel empirical assessment of smoker opinion and availability of illicit whites (smuggled legally produced cigarettes), which shows a sizeable minority of smokers bought illicit whites in most cases because they are far cheaper.
American Enterprise Institute
added Nov 7, 2016 15:43
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[UK] Cigarettes cost 50% more in minimum price plan ($$)

Plans to force a minimum price upon cigarette makers could see the cost of even the cheapest pack rise to £8.68 — a jump of almost 50%. The chancellor could introduce a tax floor on cigarettes in the autumn statement this month, according to industry so
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:03
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